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Charles HENDRICK

Regimental number634
Date of birth10 February 1882
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStockman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 4"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Hendrick, Tyall Bay, Wellington, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed in the Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment; resigned on leaving New Zealand.
Enlistment date14 December 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 6 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 2 September 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Melbourne, 6 February 1915.

Reported absent without leave, Alexandria, 16 May 1915, and did not embark with unit for Gallipoli.

Taken on strength, 9th Light horse Regiment, Gallipoli, 14 June 1915, and awarded 10 days' Field Punishment No 2 for being absent without leave, 16 May-13 June 1915.

Awarded 21 days' Field Punishment No 1 for conduct to the prejudice of Good Order and Military Discipline, 19 June 1915.

Embarked Gallipoli for Egypt, 2 July 1915, prior to return to Australia for misconduct.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Port Lincoln' for discharge (disciplinary reasons), 4 August 1915; discharged, Melbourne, 2 September 1915.

Ruled ineligible for medals.
Miscellaneous detailsName incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as KENDRICK.
SourcesNAA File 5338982

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